Building Women into IT Leaders

Women hold just 28% of leadership positions in the technology field, according to a recent study. Nearly a quarter of those women believe their advanced technical skills are the most important factor in their career advancement, compared to just 13% of men. Meanwhile, another study found that nearly 80% of women feel that they must work harder than their colleagues to prove their worth, and 57% of those women have experienced burnout. Businesses that build up women leaders can improve company culture and generate greater productivity, according to SHARE Best of the Best Session winners, all from Model9, including: Colleen Gordon (account executive for the western region and Canada), Debbie Miller (senior sales engineer), Liat Sokolov (vice president of products), and Tamar Milstein (chief marketing officer).

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